:: I'm helping a friend update her computer -- she has Windows XP Home
:: 2002 SP2 and office 2000. I can't download the update manager - it
:: gives me this message
:: Files required to use Windows Update are no longer registered or
:: installed on your computer. To continue:
:: Register or reinstall the files for me now (Recommended)
:: Let me read about more steps that might be required to solve the
:: if i select register or reinstall -- it just loops and gives same
:: message, if select more steps - it says no info available.
:: I have reviewed other discussions and did go to start, run, and
:: entered the various dll files recommend and it didn't work. Please
:: help ASAP! I'm only here for a short time.
:: I was able to download IE 7, but nothing else.
Manually download the Windows Update agent -
Save the file to a location you can find for example C:\Downloads
Click Start, click Run, click Browse, locate the file that you saved and
then click Open.
Add the /wuforce switch to the end of the run command, and then click OK.
For example, the run command may appear as the following:
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2009 - Update Services
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
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